first_imgTHE snow hasn’t arrived….yet.But overnight storms in Donegal has brought power cuts to homes in many areas.Winds gusting to 100km/hr are continuing this morning. Forecasters insist snow is on the way.Ulster will begin to see heavy snow at times mid-day intensifying this evening and overnight, some accumulations of 20-40 cm on higher terrain, 10-25 cm with some mixing on lower terrain … this snow could extend south during Saturday to cover parts of Leinster and inland Connacht but amounts there closer to 5-10 cm,” says Peter O’Donnell from Irish Weather Online.“Strong E-SE winds gusting to 80 km/hr in exposed locations now confined mostly to east and north Ulster will abate mid-day. We are giving an advanced alert for significant cold and isolated heavy snowfalls Sunday to mid-week.”Many homes in Gaoth Dobhair, Falcarragh, Creeslough and the Rosses are without power. There are also faults in Clonmany and in Ballyshannon and Bundoran. POWER CUTS AFTER STORMY NIGHT IN DONEGAL was last modified: March 22nd, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more